OnePlus OxygenOS Open Beta 17/8 update: Everything you need to know

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OnePlus OxygenOS Open Beta 17/8 update

OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T have just got updated – OnePlus OxygenOS Open Beta 17/8 update is rolled out for both the devices.

OnePlus OxygenOS Open Beta 17/8 update has been rolled out – just before the launch of the latest OnePlus flagship. Learn something smartphone manufacturers.

The version 17 is for the OnePlus 3 whereas the eight is for the OnePlus 3T.

OnePlus OxygenOS Open Beta 17/8 update

The new software version brings out several optimizations and improvements to the current flagship OnePlus devices.

Additionally, OnePlus has introduced some all-new features as well.

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One significant feature rolled out in the OnePlus OxygenOS Open Beta 17/8 update is the new OnePlus Font setting where the user can adjust the UI’s typeface.

The OnePlus Ambient display has also been upgraded to version 2.0, which brings in a new feature termed ‘Lift up display.

OnePlus OxygenOS Open Beta 17/8 update
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The Lift up display feature would turn the ambient screen on whenever a user lifts up the device, showing important notifications on the go.


OnePlus OxygenOS Open Beta 17/8 update:

New features

  • Lift up display
  • Sharing options for Shot on OnePlus
  • New OnePlus font settings
  • Ambient display 2.0

OnePlus OxygenOS Open Beta 17/8 update:

Optimizations

  • Better and improved management of foreground and background processes
  • Improved launching speeds of third-party applications

OnePlus OxygenOS Open Beta 17/8 update:

UI improvements

OnePlus OxygenOS Open Beta 17/8 update

  • File Manager v1.7
  • Gallery v1.7
  • Recorder v1.6
  • Weather v1.7
  • Other UI refinements

OnePlus OxygenOS Open Beta 17/8 update:

Other features

  • Refined contact import process from SIM card, now supports dual numbers and an email address
  • Setup wizard adjusted to suit the style of Android 7.1
  • Automatically add corresponding country codes when making calls during roaming
  • Updated Android Security Patch level to 1st May 2017

OnePlus OxygenOS Open Beta 17/8 update

The update would change the look and feel of your OnePlus devices to a lot extent, and the always a performer device would get more of a performance boost.

What else could one ask for? And this all is coming just before the release of the new OnePlus flagship – The OnePlus 5, clearly showing the dedication and support OnePlus has for its existing smartphone lineup.


You can head to The OnePlus forum The OnePlus forum to get the latest update for your respective OnePlus devices.

If you have already got the update, feel free to share your thoughts about it in the comments section.


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